Funeral services for 64-year old Michael Duwayne Moore will be Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Moore Residence located at 242 Cluster Housing in Wanblee, SD, with Cyrus Black Elk officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Calvin Red Elk and Mr Ernest Red Elk
Cremation will follow the services
A one-night wake service starts Monday, May 18, at noon also at the Moore residence at 242 Cluster Housing in Wanblee.
Mike was a veteran of the U-S Marine Corps
Michael Duwayne Moore was born on December 13, 1955 in Rosebud, SD to Milton Alvin Moore, Sr. and Mildred Ann (Giroux) Moore. Michael made his journey to the Spirit World on May 10, 2020 at the Bennett County Hospital in Martin, SD.
Mike was a loving husband, a caring uncle, cousin, and friend. He loved visiting with everyone he met. He always brought a smile to everyone he met and he will be truly missed and loved by many.
Michael is survived by his wife of 25 years, Jewel LaVonne Moore; mother-in-law, Mae White Bull; godson, Isaac Sitting Up; brothers, Gary Moore, Brian and Ben Sitting Up, Joseph Rooks, and Gene Giroux; sisters, Lyla Moore, and Audra and Janice Sitting Up; granddaughters, Alyvia and Kaedence Sitting Up; special nieces, Rhiannon and Iwaloni Sitting Up; special nephews, Cole & Lucas Sitting Up; special uncles, Patrick Giroux, George Giroux, Larry Giroux, Jim Giroux, and Melvin White Bull, Sr.; aunts, Debbie Giroux, Ada Giroux, Rose Standing Bear, Wanda Standing Bear, Faye Lemay, and Sylvia Brown; and his cat Chester, and German Shepherd, Sarge.
Michael was preceded in death by his father, Milton A. Moore, Sr.; mother, Mildred A Giroux; brothers, Milton A. “Jim” Moore, Jr. and Charles R. “Chuck” Moore; sister, Joyce M. Moore; and nephew/son, Lenny Sitting Up.
Pallbearers will be Justin Engle, Ervin One Horn, Mike Moves Camp, Ed Kills In Water, Pat Bad Hand, Marcus Martin, Ron Little Thunder, and Virgil “Chug” Bush.
Honorary pallbearers will be Andrew “Butch” Larvie & Family, Keith Larvie, Patricia Jones, Armita Larvie, Twylla Amiotte, Kathy Blea, Ida Bromm, Beardt Families, War Bonnett Families, Reynolds Families, Watts Families, Shirley Eagle Feather, Martha Martin, Robie, Becca, & Roy Yankton, Gertie Yankton & Family, Ben Sitting Up, Sr., Sylvia Shaw & Family, Tom Poor Bear & Family, Stephana Standing Bear, Stacy Blue Legs, Merle Sitting Up, Doreen & Lisa White Bull, Darla & Jayden Engle, Terry Scheutzow, Giroux Families, Wanblee Health Center, C.H.R. Program-Pine Ridge, SD, Cancer Care-Rapid City, SD, Dr. Jagelski, Dr. Hanson, and many cousins, nieces, nephews, & friends.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD